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it to be different this time i don't know. but now android is samsung there's one guy half of all the units in north america. samsung. >> one company, a south korea company is one half of all the android operating systems in america? >> the same size as apple on a unit basis so if you're an applications developer you look at apple as more attractive because people pay a lot of money for xwraps and not so much on android. part is because there aren't as many apps and they don't work as well because it's harder to make one app work across everything. now that samsung is big i think he developed for samsung only which means google is going to lose control of their own operating system. they've already lost control of the part done by amazon so i would have -- the thing that's so amazing to me is that the big companies have huge opportunities now. microsoft owns skype, the telecommunications, the most important telecom system in the emerging world they have 400 million active users which is more than e number users of windows these days. >> rose: 400 million -- >> like over a hundred million who pay the
to competitors, particularly samsung with its popular galaxy smartphone. finally, today there were reports apple dramatically cut orders for iphone 5 components, due to weak demand. to be sure, apple has not confirmed soft sales with hard numbers. but, experts it would not surprise them if consumers were sour on iphone 5. >> it may be significant, we just came through the consumer electronics show and virtually all of the high profile phones that were introduced there had very large screens. some manufacturers like samsung have done very well with screens that are five inches or more in size. the iphone 5 is a four inch screen. >> reporter: apple is still far more profitable than any other consumers electronics firm in the world. but, analyst's celestial expectations have led to a crushing fall for apple shares. since hitting a high of $705 in september, the stock has lost nearly 30%. the selloff has trigged a big debate on wall street. are the shares cheap enough to buy, or is the market darling done? apple bulls argue the gadget maker has a p.e. of just 11. apple bears say the company's days a
. those delays disappointed investors. >> there's a short window of opportunity. remember samsung is getting ready for its brand new launch of its new samsung galaxy s4. apple is actually bringing the launch of next iphone 5s. so, the sooner they get it out the better. >> reporter: once out, they will be available on all major u.s. carriers, and it looks like the subsidized price will range from $149 to $199. still, will people beyond diehard blackberry fans actually buy the phones? >> start with suzanne's question i was a long time blackberry user. about a year ago, i finally switched. why should i switch back? >> you know the famous home button on the bottom of the device, you don't need this anymore. you don't go in and out of applications. you have it all at your fingertips at the same time. and you can take action on it without opening any other applications. >> reporter: but, if you're worried that blackberry isn't hip enough for you, the company had one more surprise: a new addition to its payroll. our new global creative director, ms. alicia keys. >> they did a very nice j
. >> samsung came up with a very interesting 5.5 inch flexible screen that kind of makes you imagine all kinds of possibilities >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the future u.s. military role in afghanistan was front and center today as president obama met with afghan leader hamid karzai. they reported progress in their talks, and said the pace of the security transition will be expedited. at their first face-to-face meeting since may, the leaders announced they're accele
. >> samsung. >> rose: samsung is coming on strong. they're the star of place where's you used to make big speeches. >> none of them understand software that deals complex information, like microsoft does. in fact, really only of those, google is the only one that is it are movie a software company. and so the good news for mace is that the magic of the future-- visual recognition, speech recognition, letting you navigate rich amounts of information-- that is very software centric. and the needs services, your memories, that will be kept in the cloud for you. that kind of plays to microsoft's strepgz. now, we need to show people that's the case by building these wonderful new cloud services. if you want to look at what your kids did or what you did in the past, now it's so hard. you've got photos here leathers there, bills over here. it's completely disorganized. in the future, with the right privacy controls which is a tricky part of it, your whole life of where you went, going back and sharing things with others you think they would be interested in. it's going to be utterly different. w
of conventional high definition images. south korea's samsung electronics is the world's largest tv maker. people there have unveiled 85-inch and even 110-inch models. their tvs provide smooth streaming of online videos and voice-operated channel selection. sony has been selling 4k tvs since last year. the japanese electronics maker is the first to showcase a model with a 56-inch organic light-emitting diode screen. japanese electronics makers have been trying to launch 4k tvs ahead of their competitors. they want to turn around their struggling tv businesses. more headlines for you in business next hour. here's a check on markets. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> the pple a bing trumpeted their 787 dreamliner saying travelers would fly into the future. but some are having trouble flying at all. a japan airlines plane on a runway in boston started leaking fuel just a day after a mishap involving another dreamliner. airport officials say about 150 liters of fuel spilled out before the plane was scheduled to take off. technicians checked things out, then determined everything was safe. the plane took off for tokyo
phenomena, blackberry and iphone. now samsung increasingly is leading. and you c lose whole industries that way. other industries: the batteries in cars, the manufacturing of the cells. that's something that's coming to be dominated by the asians. hybrid vehicles and so forth. there's a reason those things didn't happen first in the united states. >> tom: american innovation and competition around the world. peter morici with us, he's with the university of maryland. thank you professor. >> take care. >> susie: selling the holidays to the world. mike hegedus found a company that's thriving despite intense competition from outside the united states, and also making its signature products right here in america. for the barrango corporation, every day is christmas. >> reporter: you wouldn't know it, but what you're watching is american ingenuity on display for the whole world, a blueprint to recovery for u.s. manufacturing. actually, it's only in guatemala city, but it was conceived, designed and made in america. the world's largest christmas tree-- 8,300 branches, over 1.5 million l.e.d.
phone 5 to competitors with five-inch screens like samsung. because apple shares are so widely held, many investors tonight are wondering what to do with them. perhaps apple is no longer considered a growth stock. but, is it already low enough to be considered a value play? suzanne pratt, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: joining us now with more alysis on apple, and those microsoft earnings, collin gillis, technology analyst at b.g.c. partners. thely for apple their growth is slowing down. it is not the type of growth that wall street labels growth stock. when you see that market sell-off today it has put apple evaluation clearly into the value territory. >> susie: all right but let's just say that apple cos out with a bunch of really cool new products, maybe that ame tv we keep hearing about. would that make apple a growth stock again? >> you know, and so there's always that potential. you know, what investors need to see is what is the innovation that's going to be coming out of apple in the future. and that level of innovation isn't is in question right now. we haven't seen any new dynami
and samsung. and what will start with wired watches and glasses will eventually blossom into a world wide web of t-shirts, blouses and sweaters. >> it depends on how thin and light you want to make this. companies like i.b.m. are working on some flexible substrates that wl really alow f the creation of wearable electronics. clothing. >> reporter: that's not all i.b.m. is working on. futurist trevor davis says the tech giant now has software that taps into social networks and predicts what people will wear. but does this mean style-setter anna wintour will be replaced by a supercomputer? >> i don't think anna wintour is out of a job too quickly. there's always going to be room for art and some intuition here. but what we can do with our software is take the delay out of it. >> reporter: the fashion craze i.b.m. sees coming in 2013: steampunk. >> it's a retro-futuristic look. it's victorian high fashion meets industrial workwear. it's an obsession with things like brass. it's an obsession with things like cogs and gears. >> reporter: steampunk is still a bit too hip for me. i can't even choose
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